cygnet


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cyg·net

 (sĭg′nĭt)
n.
A young swan.

[Middle English cignet, from Anglo-Norman, diminutive of Old French cygne, swan, from Latin cygnus, from Greek kuknos.]

cygnet

(ˈsɪɡnɪt)
n
(Animals) a young swan
[C15 sygnett, from Old French cygne swan, from Latin cygnus, from Greek kuknos]

cyg•net

(ˈsɪg nɪt)

n.
a young swan.
[1400–50; late Middle English signet < Latin cygnus, variant of cycnus < Greek kýknos swan; see -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cygnet - a young swancygnet - a young swan        
young bird - a bird that is still young
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
Translations
فَرْخ التَّم أو الأوز العِراقي
labutí mládě
svaneunge
fiatal hattyúhattyú: fiatal hattyú
álftarungi
gulbiukas
jauns gulbis
labutie mláďa
kuğu yavrusu

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] Npollo m de cisne

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] njeune cygne m

cygnet

nSchwanjunge(s) nt

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] ncigno giovane

cygnet

(ˈsignit) noun
a young swan. a swan with three cygnets.
References in classic literature ?
Here and there a cygnet is reared uneasily among the ducklings in the brown pond, and never finds the living stream in fellowship with its own oary-footed kind.
A HEARTBREAKING photo shows a cygnet nudging its dead dad after the swan was reportedly "shot and killed" in a Merseyside park.
TEESSIDE law firm Cygnet Law has launched a shoebox appeal to help a women's safe house scheme.
This year too they are building their nest, And until it's ready, they have no rest, But one cygnet from last year's brood, Refuses to leave, is in no leaving mood.
LOCALS came to the rescue of a cygnet after it got trapped in a fishing line.
On three separate occasions, members of the public have had to free the birds from tangled fishing lines, with one cygnet almost losing its leg and drowning if it had not been for human intervention and veterinary care.
Fishing hook and line caught in a cygnet at Woolsington Lake
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 29, 2014-Universal Health Services acquires Cygnet Health Care and is included in the S&P 500 Index
29 September 2014 - US hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE:UHS) said it had acquired UK mental and social health services provider Cygnet Health Care Limited for around USD335m (EUR264.
Julia Newth, at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, noticed that a remaining family had acquired an extra cygnet.
And, most developers that have acquired skills to implement any of the two platforms charge the sky for their services," a tech lead from Cygnet said, shedding light on the current scenario in the market.
Having spent the better part of a week at the wildlife clinic of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, thanks to the special attention given to the case by the Animal Rescue League of Boston, the cygnet is back at the pond and is expected to thrive.